13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
6
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
7
Wheeling
— 1 day
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
8
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): make a trip to Big Tree, delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove, and then hike along Redwood National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Honolulu to Redwood National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in September, expect Redwood National Park to be cooler, temps between 66°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Tree
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Big Tree ©
Big Tree

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Golden Gate Park, then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, then stop by Exploratorium, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 76°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then get great views at Valley View, and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Wawona holiday site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Wawona takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in Wawona are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Trail.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wawona to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In September in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. On your second day here, make a trip to Artist Point and then identify plant and animal life at Mount Washburn.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. In September, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park - with highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Storybook Island, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, then examine the collection at Museum of Geology, and finally explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip maker app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Rapid City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Rapid City reach 75°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Wheeling.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology

1
day
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Washington County Machine Guns, see the interesting displays at Wheeling-Ohio County Airport Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Wheeling trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rapid City to Wheeling takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Wheeling is 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Wheeling

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Washington County Machine Guns, Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal
Highlights from your plan
Washington County Machine Guns ©
Washington County Machine Guns

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Wheeling to San Diego in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Wheeling to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Wheeling in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 68°F in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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